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How many KB's down and Up do I need to play games online?

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I'm kind of concerned about something that I didn't realize would be a problem at first. I just ordered wireless internet thats 768k downloand and 768k upload. It averages 90K both ways and never dips below according to the few customers I've spoke to so far. I realize that's not as fast as most of you folks but I thought it would be a great upgrade from Satellite and my main reason to switch over to wireless was in hopes of satisfactory game play online for those twitch FPS games where you need a sub 80ms ping to compete. I've now been told by quite a few people that it won't be fast enough to play FPS online games? They were telling me I need atleast twice that fast??

I know you guys will know because theres a lot of real guru's here and I'm not sure I was informed correctly..  :angry2::icon_pale: Atleast I sure hope not.

If anyone can enlighten me on this I would really appreciate it. I know it's a very simpleton question but I really no have no idea and I'm concerned now. So thanks for your help.

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dude my speeds and i dont lag on doom3 or counter strike

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1034 Kbps about 1 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB)

Download Speed is:: 126 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (prem)

Test Time:: Sat May 21 2005 21:51:15 GMT-0700 (Pacific Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 18X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.13 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 64.99 % of your hosts average (pacbell.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-C09U7BPX4

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 298 Kbps about 0.3 Mbps (tested with 97 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 36 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (prem)

Test Time:: Sat May 21 2005 21:51:35 GMT-0700 (Pacific Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 5X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 28.44 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 30.7 % faster than the average for host (pacbell.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7IUR5AEQ6

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